Starting to feel a little borderlandy...

Saturday, December 17, 2011 

Up here at the Borderlands Lodge, this week has provided a welcome respite. This semester has been a busy one, of course. As many of you know, I spent the spring semester and summer in DC, and ever since my return to the land of the mountains in August I've been working hard on the "book," and hoping very much to one day remove those quotation marks for good.

Something had to give, so between classes and research, I've been scaling back my time in the Borderlands. But then again, as they say up here at the Lodge: you're always in the Borderlands somewhere.

Today was fun because I skied for the first time since the Borderland New Year's Blowout Party, held last year at Big Sky last year (I didn't bother skiing while in DC). I had a great time skiing today, even if the snow has been a bit of a disappointment so far this season.

Big Sky is the greatest